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Texas regulators vote to ban residential utility shut-offs during pandemic while buoying companies

The Texas Public Utility Commission approved an order Thursday that would ban disconnections of water and power service for Texans financially impacted by COVID-19 and put them on deferred payment plans. But advocates and experts say the real winner might be utility providers.

By Kiah Collier and Jeremy Schwartz, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
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